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Pollster: Arizona’s switch from red to blue state ‘inevitable’

Pollster: Arizona’s switch from red to blue state ‘inevitable’

By Joe Martin Cronkite News Service PHOENIX – Arizona has a national reputation for hard-core conservatism, but it’s inevitable that Democrats will hold sway in the state as the Latino population grows and independent voters surge, a pollster said Saturday. Jim Haynes, president and CEO of the Phoenix-based Behavior Research Center, said the shift has

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Guest Voz: Latino & African American students more isolated in schools today than in the past

By Gary Orfield, Genevieve Siegel-Hawley and John Kucsera LatinaLista (LL Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of a longer study by researchers at The Civil Rights Project analyzing the trends in current school segregation. The study was written in response to a paper claiming school segregation is largely an event of the past. )

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More SXSW programming targeting Latinos spells “Bienvenidos”

LatinaLista — There’s a little more Spanish being heard than usual at this year’s SXSW mega event in Austin,Texas. Fresh off the debut inclusion of the new Latino Technology Track during last week’s SXSW Interactive, comes the official launch of SXAméricas. Jointly sponsored by the Spanish Broadcasting System and Aire Radio Networks, SXAméricas is an

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Guest Voz: 6 Steps The President And Congress Can Take To Help Young Men Of Color

By Vanessa Cárdenas LatinaLista President Obama recently launched “My Brother’s Keeper,” an initiative that aims to address the profound challenges young men of color face. A long overdue and sorely needed endeavor, the President is using his bully pulpit to call on government, nonprofit, and corporate leaders to get serious about improving the life outcomes

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One Latina’s quest for identity uncovers mysterious ancestry

By Claire Marie O’Brien LatinaLista There are some American places where history overlaps and becomes so condensed, so close and nearly visible, that each layer is almost like its own separate lens. Lorraine Gomez grew up in such a place. Colorado’s St. Luis Valley is the world’s highest alpine basin, and one of its oldest,

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Latinos question lack of CT governor Latino appointees

By Wayne Jebian CTLatinoNews While Latino Democrat leaders are likely to back Governor Dannel P. Malloy for re-election, many say more Latinos in leadership roles in the state are needed in the coming term. That was the near-consensus at a gathering of the Hispanic Democratic Caucus in Bridgeport recently. “There are no commissionerships,” pointed out

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